Karin L.H. Yohem retired from Waterfall in April 2018. Karin’s primary areas of practice had included estate planning, trust administration, probate administration, elder law, and small business planning. Karin takes into account each client’s unique circumstances, goals, and tax situation as she counsels and advises clients face-to-face in both simple and complex estate planning matters. Special emphasis is placed on the needs of non-traditional families, families with special-needs children, and the planning needs for the continual care of pets. Karin also has considerable expertise in the area of multi-generational estate planning, including generation-skipping tax trusts.
Karin’s practice also includes all aspects of post-death administration, such as representing clients as personal representatives in the administration of probate estates and as trustees in the administration of trusts.
Prior to received her law degree, Karin was an assistant professor at the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona. As a result she has a solid understanding of health issues and their impact on clients, their families, and their businesses.
Pima County Bar Association
American Bar Association (Member, Sections on real property, trust and estate law, mental health and elder law)
State Bar of Arizona (Member, Sections on tax law, probate, and trust law)
Southern Arizona Estate Planning Council
Kent State University – B.S. – 1977
Kent State University – M.S. – 1980
University of Arizona – Ph.D.- 1982
University of Arizona – J.D. – 1998